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Away with words

The telegraph, an online news service, has teamed up with Saga, which provides products and services only for the over 50s, to hold a new competition to find the best travel writer. Three lucky winners will win a master class with two top Telegraph travel writers before travelling the world with Saga on one of three holidays of great comfort and pleasure. To enter, all you need to do is tell us something mysterious and wonderful about the world of travel—a favorite memory, a humorous tale, an unforgettable occasion or a sight worth writing about.

What we are looking for

You must be able to read not only those signs that help you find your way around but the ones that tell you how the locals tick. You must, in the words of Paul Theroux, an American travel writer, “descibe exactly what you see and give it life with your imgaination”.

In this competition, you can do that in anything from 150 words to 500, but they should be your words, and fresh ones. We do expect you not to hide the truth or the facts about your experience. Beyond that, you can make the most of the freedom travel writing gives you.

You’ll be editor as well as writer, so ensure those eyes are equally fresh when you check and recheck what you’ve written. We will make allowances for the occasional mistake, such as you have “fell” into a river. But we won’t put up with mistakes every few lines.

Terms & conditions

Competitors must be aged 50 years or older.

The judging process is divided into two stages: entries will be hosted on the website for one month. The top 20 articles will then be selected by public vote. The top three winners will be chosen by three judges.

The closing date for entries is August 15.

1.What does the prize for winners include?

A. a chance to learn from excellent writers.

B. the publication of their works.

C. three wonderful holidays.

D. an opportunity to work in the Telegraph.

2.Who will select the final winners?

A. the public. B. Paul Theroux

C. two top Telegraph travel writers D. three chosen judges.

3.What type of writing is this text ?

A. . A nessay B. A travel guide

C. A writing guide D. An announcement

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